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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
Vijay Swaroop

Vijay Swaroop


Vijay is chief of bureau, Patna. He has spent 21 years in journalism and covers political beats and public affairs.

articles by Vijay Swaroop (390 results)
Dec 29, 2018 12:01
The meeting holds significance as it was held in the backdrop of the party’s decision to forgo five seats in favour of its alliance partner, the JD (U). read more
Dec 28, 2018 23:39
The meeting holds significance as it was held in the backdrop of the party’s decision to forego five of its sitting seats in favour of its alliance partner, the JD (U). The BJP won 22 seats in 2014, would now contest 17 seats. It means five of the party... read more
Dec 27, 2018 13:03
RJD strength in assembly came down to 79 from 81.BJP and the JD (U) have 53 and 70 MLAs, respectively, whereas Congress has 27 legislators in 243-member assembly. read more
Dec 26, 2018 15:12
Samples from 6 dead peacocks test were found positive read more
Dec 22, 2018 11:24
After holding talks with BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday, Paswan along with his son and MP Chirag Paswan held discussions with union minister Arun Jaitley on Friday over seat-sharing arrangements in Bihar. read more
Dec 21, 2018 08:04
Bandhan Tod 2.0 (Break your shackles) app is an upgrade of its earlier version, which only catered to cases of child marriage and domestic violence. The main, new additional feature of the app is ‘Chuppi Tod’, meant for airing grievances related to sexual... read more
Dec 20, 2018 11:08
Together, the five states Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Bengal and Odisha account for 197 seats in the Lok Sabha and have a significant Muslim population. read more
Dec 19, 2018 09:44
CM Kamal Nath put a condition before the investing companies wishing to take incentives of providing at least 70% of the jobs to the local population. read more
Dec 15, 2018 10:57
The JD (U) contested on 12 seats each in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh and could manage only a total of 2,4107 votes in two states. All its candidates lost their deposits in two states read more
Dec 12, 2018 09:09
Though the party president Upendra Kushwaha, along with his party office-bearers will decide on the future course of action--whether to move to UPA-- party workers are happy that the decision to pull out came before the results were announced. read more
Dec 10, 2018 16:50
Kushwaha resigned on Monday as the Union minister of state for human resource development as he quit the National Democratic Alliance, which has set a target to win all the Lok Sabha seats from Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections next year. read more
Dec 08, 2018 23:38
The invite came on Saturday when Upendra Kushwaha began his two-day fast to protest education policy of Nitish govt and its failure to transfer land for proposed KVs at Aurangabad and Nawada. read more
Dec 03, 2018 18:47
RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha’s demands includes appointment of school teachers through Bihar Public Service Commission, re-evaluation of teachers appointed since 2003, exempting teachers from non-teaching work, mandatory 75% attendance, etc. read more
Nov 27, 2018 20:58
Nitish Kumar clarified before his legislators that his statement that led to bitterness in NDA was ‘misinterpreted’ and he never used the word ‘neech (low)’ during a TV programme against any leader. read more
Nov 22, 2018 19:34
Bollywood set designer Mukesh Sahni recently floated the Vikasheel Insaan Party and is the national president of Nishaad Vikas Sangh. With Upendra Kushwaha-led RLSP almost deciding to distance itself from the NDA, Sahni may soon replace him in the N... read more